October 6, 2011 There were 401,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, up from 395,000 the week before. The pace continues to reflect a weak jobs market.
September 22, 2011 They dropped by 9,000 from the previous week, but remain high.
August 25, 2011 While the number rose by 5,000, about 8,500 claims were made by striking workers who have since gone back to work.
April 7, 2011 The third decline in four weeks is another sign that the labor market may be firming.
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